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Mad Hatter

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1321 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC
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Today
10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Description: It was nearby the Dupont Cirlce subway stop.

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  • 15
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great comfort food

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. It is a great neighborhood establishment, with good comfort food. The appetizers were excellent, and served promptly. The salads were fresh and had the right amount of dressing. The entrees were well prepared, and not overdone. The serving sizes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
drbobstl
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. It is a great neighborhood establishment, with good comfort food. The appetizers were excellent, and served promptly. The salads were fresh and had the right amount of dressing. The entrees were well prepared, and not overdone. The serving sizes are average. You will leave satisfied but not overstuffed. The value is outstanding -... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It has a lovely night scene, with some amazing drinks. But the brunch is great ! I have been to Mad Hatter only at nights and to see it transform into this quiet little place for brunches was awesome.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went on a Friday night for dinner. Bar area was pretty busy with 25-30 something professionals drinking happy hour special drinks. Was carded out door which gave the impression that it was more of a bar scene then a restaurant...We waited 5 minutes to be seated while the hostess was in the restroom. The tables past the bar were not... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our third visit to Mad Hatters. On holiday from England with our family for the Christmas/New Year festivities. Food and service first class.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service. Very warm environment! Good food with a great theme. Family of four..nice variety.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Visited Mad Hatter for happy hour with some former colleagues. Service was kind of slow, but in the restaurant's defense, it was busy. Crowded bar. We expected more character and fun in a place of that name. The only thing that differentiated it from another DC bar were several Alice in Wonderland items high on the wall. We really thought... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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145 reviews 145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I went with a group that had a pre-arranged menu set up, so maybe that was part of it. But I paid $30 for a burger and fries with salad and dessert. For that price, the burger should have been at least what the menu said it was -- a 10-ounce patty. Not even close, and nothing special for taste.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Four of us stopped in as we made our way through several bars on Conn. They had a frozen mango-margherita on happy hour special - delish. But, we didn't feel like their drink prices were worth it once the specials were over. Also, this was the most crowded I felt in any bar that night. Something to see if you... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a nice dinner after a long hot day touring DC. I had the chicken gyro, my mom had the tweedle dum burger and my son chose the chicken fingers app as his dinner. Everything tasted great. The only small disappointment was that we could not get hAppy hour drink prices a table away in the dining room.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife had a Monte Cristo breakfast sandwich and I had a Breakfast Philly Cheesestake. We make better sandwiches at home but they were still good. What made the difference was the Home Fries. They were to die for. I wish I knew their secret!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1321 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

It was nearby the Dupont Cirlce subway stop.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?